Mrs. Crawford

Senior English

The highlighted assignments will be graded and emailed or completed on the days posted.

Marking Period 2

Essential QuestionHow do sex and gender differ? How and why do men and women differ?

What are the controversial issues surrounding gender in the modern world? What are the components of a strong relationship (between a couple)? How do gender roles affect the opportunities available to men and women in society?

 

Central Texts – Oscar Wilde’s “Importance of Being Earnest”

 

Supporting texts – selected essays, columns and news articles from NY Times, Yale Lecture on Sex Differences (Paul  Bloom); APA Keynote Speech (Baumeister); assorted poems; Women in Fiction short story anthology

 

SECTION

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10/14 (F)

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SR PHOTO

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Catch Up DPS

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LESSON

IN CLASS

HOMEWORK

1

Gender ice-breaker

 

3

Discuss and choose names for “Peer Profile Project”

Interview Peers/Brainstorm/Create an interview/report to class

Read” E-Mail Girlfriend”

2

Quiz/Discuss E-Mail Girlfriend

Read “May I Have this Dance?”

 

 

SECTION

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10/21 (F)

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LESSON

IN CLASS

HOMEWORK

1

Quiz/Discussion of My I Have this Dance

Read “Want to Be My Boyfriend”

2

Quiz/Discussion of Want to Be My Boyfriend

 

3

Analyze “Perks of a Wallflower”/500 Dates excerpt

 

4

Science of Love Excerpt (in class)

Write 500 words on 1) your own version of “modern love” or 2) analyzing the gender stereotypes in a television show/film/song’s representation of modern love

 

 

 

 

SECTION

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LESSON

IN CLASS

HOMEWORK

1

Read excerpts in class

Read Baumeister's IS THERE ANYTHING GOOD ABOUT MEN?

Be prepared for a quiz!

2

Quiz/ Discuss Baumeister's IS THERE ANYTHING GOOD ABOUT MEN?

3

Paul Bloom (Yale) What Motivates Us: Sex

LISTEN: Lecture (1 hour)

(Lecture Transcript)

4

Listen to NPR's End of the Macho Man (30 mins)

 

 

 

 

SECTION

10/31 (M)

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LESSON

IN CLASS

HOMEWORK

1

Gender Commercial Analysis choose a gender stereotype commercial (suggestions: Electrolux, Febreze, Heineken, Pizza Hut) answer gender commercial questions

2

Prepare for Harkness/ come up with at least one essential question for each text

Research/analyze outside evidence for Harkness

3

Harkness: Which are more restricting, male or female stereotypes? (bring in evidence from Baumeister, Bloom, NPR, outside sources)

 

SECTION

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LESSON

IN CLASS

HOMEWORK

1

Importance of Being Earnest

2

Importance of Being Earnest

Be ready to answer Act 1 Questions in class

3

Importance of Being Earnest

 

4

Importance of Being Earnest

Finish Act 2/ Be ready to answer Act 2 Questions

 

 

 

 

 

 

SECTION

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LESSON

IN CLASS

HOMEWORK

1

Ideal Husband


 

2

Ideal Husband

3

Ideal Husband

 

Prepare for a Harkness analyzing the differences between the movie and play version of Ideal Husband.

4

Ideal Husband

 

 

SECTION

11/21 (M)

11/22 (T)

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Catch up

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LESSON

IN CLASS

HOMEWORK

1

Trivial Thanksgiving HARKNESS come as the Wildean character you signed up to be; bring

1. your refreshment

2. notes/essential questions analyzing the differences between play/film/text

Happy Thanksgiving!

 

SECTION

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LESSON

IN CLASS

HOMEWORK

1

Student Surveys

Gender Case Studies:

 

2

Gender Case Studies:

 

 

3

Synthesis Exam  Review

 

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Synthesis Exam  Review